East Coast Eats: Lascala’s Prontos
By Arielle Champion
Where: 4040 Dearborn Circle, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
Type of Cuisine: Italian
Outdoor Dining: Yes
Indoor Dining: Yes
Hours: 10AM – 9:30PM (10:30PM Fridays)
About 27 minutes from campus and located in Mount Laurel is Lascala’s Prontos. When having a taste for Italian, the small trip is worth it. Offering the perfect comfort food, their menu has a variety of authentic Italian dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza or pasta, they have it all.
Their menu is quite large including all sorts of starters and entrees. With over 15 appetizers, it may be hard to choose just one to get the meal started. Baked eggplant with mozzarella cheese, ricotta, and marinara sauce. Sausage and peppers with sweet onions, marinara sauce, and grilled Italian bread on the side. Stuffed Italian Long Hots with provolone, prosciutto, and served with grilled Italian bread. Their starters are so good they can even be ordered as an entree.
If you’re in the mood for pasta, Pronto’s makes 14 different pasta dishes. At the top of the list is their Rigatoni Vodka with pancetta, sun-dried tomatoes, and a thick tomato cream sauce. Equally delicious is the Tortellini Rosa served with grilled chicken, mushrooms, prosciutto, and rosa sauce. For a simpler pasta, they have savory home-style baked lasagna and cheese ravioli.
Other entrees include Chicken Alla Romana, Chicken Parmigiana, Chicken Sorrento, Chicken San Remo, and Chicken Marsala. Each of their chicken entrees are served with freshly baked Italian bread and you can add Caesar salad as a side.
Lascala’s Prontos’s menu offers a selection of pizzas such as flatbread, brick oven, and gourmet pizza. Margherita, Sirloin, Fig, and Gorgonzola flatbread pizzas are all cooked to perfection. Some of their most interesting gourmet pizzas include the Philly Cheesesteak, Italian, and Buffalo Chicken. All of their gourmet pizzas are mixed with a variety of flavors that will excite your taste buds.
Sometimes, you just want regular pizza and that’s okay. Their brick oven pizza is the perfect way to go. You can order a classic and add all your favorite toppings.
Ever face the situation where everyone wants one thing but you’re craving something completely different? Even if everyone wants Italian and you don’t, Prontos has it covered. If you’re not really feeling Italian, they have crispy chicken tenders, spicy wings, and a large sandwich selection that will satisfy every single taste bud.
Whether you’re in the mood for some Italian or not, Lascala’s Prontos is the place for lunch or dinner. Get a meal to take home, sit inside, or even sit outside if the weather is nice. Definitely make some time to grab a bite here. It’s the perfect comfort food that will hit the spot.